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Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

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Smart List: 45 Advocacy Orgs Making a Difference

Today we are recognizing 45 policy and advocacy organizations. These groups put students first, set the path, and lead the conversation.

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iNACOL Report: Online Learning Can Close The Opportunity Gap

A new iNACOL policy brief provides an overview of Course Access as a state policy solution to opportunity and achievement gaps in K-12 education.

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A New Start on Accountability

Building off the new blog series, #TheNewAccountability, how student-centered learning, meaningful data, and innovation zones can improve school accountability systems.

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Rethinking the Education Experience of Future Generations

How blended learning in Rhode Island is proving the need for a new approach to educating, what means for other states and how its allowing students to learn their own pace, and pursue and develop their own interests and passions.

22 days ago by

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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Time to Rewrite the Code, But How?

The shift to blended, personalized, and competency-based learning suggests a dramatic change in state education policy. With these changes states should plan to rewrite their education code. But how? Two basic change mechanisms: Push & Pull.

26 days ago by

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It’s Time to Reimagine School Information

Introducing a national design competition to rethink and redesign the way in which key data is presented on school report cards so that they can drive decisions, spark discussions and support the efforts of state departments of education.

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